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Gert Burgmann
Born (1922-01-21)January 21, 1922
Died 26 October 1944(1944-10-26) (aged 22)
Place of birth Remscheid
Place of death Goldap
Allegiance Nazi Germany Nazi Germany
Service/branch Heer
Years of service 1940–1944
Rank Hauptmann
Unit 1./Sturm-Bataillon AOK 4
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross

Gert Burgmann (21 January 1922 – 26 October 1944) was a highly decorated Hauptmann in the Wehrmacht during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Gert Burgmann was killed on 26 October 1944 near Goldap, Poland and was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross on 18 December 1944.

Awards and decorations

References

Citations
  1. Fellgiebel 2000, p. 128.
Bibliography
  • Fellgiebel, Walther-Peer (2000) (in German). Die Träger des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939–1945 – Die Inhaber der höchsten Auszeichnung des Zweiten Weltkrieges aller Wehrmachtsteile [The Bearers of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939–1945 — The Owners of the Highest Award of the Second World War of all Wehrmacht Branches]. Friedberg, Germany: Podzun-Pallas. ISBN 978-3-7909-0284-6. 
  • Scherzer, Veit (2007) (in German). Die Ritterkreuzträger 1939–1945 Die Inhaber des Ritterkreuzes des Eisernen Kreuzes 1939 von Heer, Luftwaffe, Kriegsmarine, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm sowie mit Deutschland verbündeter Streitkräfte nach den Unterlagen des Bundesarchives [The Knight's Cross Bearers 1939–1945 The Holders of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross 1939 by Army, Air Force, Navy, Waffen-SS, Volkssturm and Allied Forces with Germany According to the Documents of the Federal Archives]. Jena, Germany: Scherzers Miltaer-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-938845-17-2. 

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